3-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzaldehyde acts as a precursor for the stereoselective synthesis of the anticancer drug (Z)-combretastatin A-4 and glycitein. It also used as an important raw material for the preparation of morphine. Further, it is involved in the preparation of Schiff- bases by reacting with furan-2-carboxylic acid hydrazide and thiophene-2-carboxylic acid hydrazide. In addition to this, it is used to prepare (Z)-2-(3-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzylidene)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octan-3-one by reacting with with1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octan-3-one.
Soluble in acetone and methanol.
Air sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
|112° to 116°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : CU6540000
TSCA : TSCA